In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A diverse and established neighbourhood with a strong sense of community and pride.

Property Pulse

Mostly older, owner-occupied detached homes with spacious lots and potential for future development.

Community Canvas

A multicultural community of families, professionals, and retirees.

What You'll Love

Great schools, convenient transit options, and a planned mixed-use development for future growth.

Have a look around Highway 427.

Highway 427 has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 40s, people in their 50s, people in their 60s, and people in their 70s. The Highway 427 area is in the northeast corner of Brampton, and is in planning stages for future mixed use development—for residential, commercial, community and employment uses.

People & Families in Highway 427

Families with kids make up 40% of households in Highway 427, while couples without children make up 30% of households and 13% of households are one person living alone. People in Highway 427 come from 12 different ethnic origins, and 49% are first-generation immigrants, while 33% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

150

Neighbourhood Population

478

Household Size

  • 1 person - 13%
  • 2 persons - 36%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 13%
  • 5 or more persons - 20%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 13%
  • Non-family households - 6%
  • Families with children - 40%
  • Couples without children - 30%
  • Multiple families in household - 10%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 10%
  • 15 to 64 years - 59%
  • 65 years and over - 29%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 36%
  • Italian - 35%
  • Scottish - 16%
  • Canadian - 15%
  • Irish - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 10%
  • 45 to 54 years - 14%
  • 55 to 64 years - 14%
  • 65 to 74 years - 32%
  • 75 to 84 years - 14%
  • 85 years and over - 10%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 10%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 11%
  • 60 to 69 years - 14%
  • over 70 years - 20%

Highway 427 Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, and secondary special programs. There are 4 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Highway 427. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate and French Immersion.

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Getting Around in Highway 427

There are 45 transit stops in Highway 427. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute to another city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 26%
  • Commute to another city - 74%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 96%
  • Transit - 5%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 43%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 33%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 7%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 7%

Work and Education in Highway 427

In Highway 427, 28% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 55% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 9%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 10%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 3%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 6%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 10%
  • $200,000 and over - 13%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 21%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 15%
  • Construction - 11%
  • Transportation and warehousing - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 54% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 42% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Highway 427 Homes

In Highway 427, there are mostly detached homes. Highway 427 has a consistent population, with 22% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 14% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 90%
  • Semi-detached house - 6%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 7%
  • Not condominium - 92%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 7%
  • 3 bedrooms - 25%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 64%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 67%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 14%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 10%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 71%
  • Renter - 32%

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